Makers Unite is looking for voluntary Buddies (m/v)
Makers Unite is a social enterprise in Amsterdam where local people and newcomers meet. Our social inclusion program is based on creating together sustainable products with a story. We believe that making things together leads to dialogue and trust. By the power of making, people are connected to real opportunities.
VOLUNTEER POSITION +/- 2 – 4 HOURS A WEEK
For our participants we are looking for buddies who can support them in taking the next steps.
As a buddy:
– You will have one-on-one conversations with a newcomer that is matched to you
– Support a newcomer in making the next steps in their career, be it finding an internship, education or a job.
– Be a ‘connector’ for a newcomer in being in contact with Dutch organizations and partners of Makers Unite network.
– You support the newcomer in building a network and support this by offering your own professional network.
WHO ARE YOU?
– You are experienced or interested in working directly with newcomers
– You are aware of intercultural communication differences or willing to learn about this
– You have networking skills and can easily connect with people from the creative sector
– Preferably you have a network in the creative sector (as our program focuses mainly on creatives)
– Preferably you are Dutch speaking, as newcomers are learning the language
WHAT DO WE OFFER YOU
Makers Unite will offer you coaching and support on the job. We are a young, dynamic and fast-growing organisation and we offer you a creative work-environment with a lot of space for your own input. We are based at Garage Notweg (Notweg 38) in Amsterdam New-West and in the Diaconie Amsterdam (Nieuwe Herengracht 18).
SO. WHAT NOW?
Are you interested? Send an email with your CV to: email@example.com
We are looking forward meeting you!